The Resource Initiation - Broome district

Initiation - Broome district

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Initiation - Broome district
Title
Initiation - Broome district
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2a; Separation from women & girls, 10 stages of initiation given in detail - nose piercing, tooth avulsion; journeying - giving of presents, songs, & dances; circumcision - decorations; Derby district ceremony; Fraser Range - scarring; legend of Woolgardain; smoke ceremony, songs; blood drinking, food restrictions; first subincision; tying of arms; second subincision; hunting for fat; changing names; these stages being same as Swan Point, Sunday Island, Halls Creek & Fitzroy districts & along Ninety-Mile Beach but with certain variations; summary of Broome and Beagle Bay initiation; 3a; Broome - Billingees information for comparison; 3b; Additional Broome information
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1859-1951
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Bates, Daisy
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Initiation - Broome district
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  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 4; 2a, 3a, 3b
  • Held In; National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-88/574
Control code
M0045388
System control number
0065244
Label
Initiation - Broome district
Note
  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 4; 2a, 3a, 3b
  • Held In; National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-88/574
Control code
M0045388
System control number
0065244

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